There are 6 ways to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 22 bus, bus, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 22
  2. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  3. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$29 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X10
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford to Ipswich National Express

$18 - $22

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich

$41 - $59

Line 3 bus, train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 3
  2. Take the train from Chelmsford to Ipswich

$29 - $37

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Ipswich 53.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Ipswich 53.4 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canvey Island to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Ipswich via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Chelmsford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canvey Island to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Ipswich via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Ipswich is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich without a car is to line 22 bus and bus and train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £21 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich, including transfers.

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Canvey Island to Ipswich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Canvey Island to Ipswich train services, operated by c2c, depart from Benfleet station.

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The best way to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Canvey Island to Ipswich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Canvey Island to Ipswich train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Ipswich station.

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Map of how to get from Canvey Island to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Canvey Island, England and Ipswich, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Ipswich via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Ipswich via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn), and Chelmsford in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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